Transcend SATA III 6Gb/s SSD340 (Premium) 256GB Drive
Product code: FT256GSSD340
OEM Part Number: TS256GSSD340
- Brand: Transcend
- Storage Capacity: 256 GB
- Subcategory: SSD Drives
- Grades: Consumer
- Grades: Professional
- Grades: Industrial
- Connection: SATA III
- Write Speed: 290MB/s
- Read Speed: 520MB/s
- Colour: Black
Imagine your notebook was faster, lighter, more reliable, and longer lasting. To overcome the limits of portable computing, Transcend’s SSD340 SATA III SSD boasts incredibly fast transfer speeds, a compact and lightweight design, shock and vibration resistance, and DevSleep support. That means you can enjoy a seamless, lag-free computing experience even when using your notebook on an extended journey.
Transcend's SSD340 is built using high-quality synchronous multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash memory for enduring performance and features the next-generation SATA III 6Gb/s interface, DDR3 DRAM cache, and a powerful controller. As a result, the SSD340 makes everyday computing tasks, such as booting up your computer, launching applications, and transferring data, quicker than ever before.
In order to allow straightforward installation in notebook computers, mainstream PCs, and today’s advanced Ultrabooks, the SSD340 features the industry-standard 2.5" form factor. Yet, it measures just 7mm in height and only weighs a mere 52g. Moreover, the SSD340 offers cool, silent operation and excellent resistance to shock and vibration, further proving that it’s the ultimate upgrade to your standard rotating hard drive.
The SSD340 maximizes notebook battery life when not in use thanks to full support of SATA Device Sleep Mode (DevSleep). DevSleep ultra low power state conserves more battery power than current power saving features such as standby mode by shutting down the SATA interface completely. And with a remarkable response time of less than 20 milliseconds, you can start working on your computer again almost instantly.
To keep your Transcend SSD running fast, clean, and error-free, the advanced SSD Scope software application is available to download and work with the SSD340. SSD Scope allows you to monitor SSD340 health status with S.M.A.R.T. technology and enable the TRIM command in the operating system to help maintain optimum write speeds, all from a single user-friendly tool.
For operating systems that do not support the TRIM command, the SSD340 offers an aggressive garbage collection and recycling system. To further increase the lifespan of the SSD340, built-in wear-leveling and Error Correction Code (ECC) ensure continued reliable data transfer. SSD Scope also includes a convenient System Clone utility to help make upgrading your existing computer to the performance boost of an SSD340 quick and easy.
- Next Generation SATA III 6Gb/s Interface
- DDR3 DRAM cache
- TRIM Command support
- Ultra-slim 7mm form factor
- SATA 6Gbps/3Gbps/1.5Gbps connection options
- Intelligent Block Management and Wear Leveling
- Build-in ECC protection for long data retention
- Supports Native Command Queuing
- Intelligent "Recycling" for advance free space management (Garbage Collection)
- Supports S.M.A.R.T.
- Shock and vibration resistant
- Three-year Limited Warranty
- Capacity: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
- Size: 99.8mm × 69.8mm × 7mm
- Weight: 52g
- Storage Media: Synchronous MLC NAND Flash memory
- Operating Voltage: DC 5V
- Operating Temperature: 0°C (32°F) to 70°C (158°F)
- Certificates: CE, FCC, BSMI
- *Note: Speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage.
- Windows® Series:
- Microsoft Windows 8
- Microsoft Windows 7
- Microsoft Windows XP
- Microsoft Windows Vista
- Linux® Kernel 2.6.39 or later
* 1GB=1,000,000,000 Bytes. Within a computer operating system, this number will be displayed as: 1,000,000,000Bytes/1024/1024/1024 = 0.93GB.
** All brand names are registered trademarks of their respective owners. Specifications subject to change without notice. Product warranty does not cover any data stored on the device.
60-Day Returns Policy
Not 100% happy with your order then return it to us under our No Quibble 60 Day Money Back Guarantee.
Our 60-Day return policy gives you plenty of time to consider your purchase. You can return any item in its original condition within 60 days of the date of shipment for a refund or exchange. We will also provide you a Freepost label to return the memory which ensures that there is no cost to our customers.
Feel confident that your memory will last a lifetime. Our lifetime warranty guarantees that if your memory should ever fail we will replace or repair the product free of charge. Please note that the lifetime warranty refers only to memory modules and not flash memory or storage products. Please see the individual 'product details' for warranties specific to each product. For complete warranty details please see our Terms and Conditions
Transcend - First and Largest UK Distributor
OFFTEK is proud to be one of the first and largest distributors of Transcend products in the UK, a relationship which first began in 1996.
Transcend is a global company with offices around the world. Their overseas offices were opened in California, USA (1990), Germany (1992), The Netherlands (1996), Japan (1997), Hong Kong (2000), China (2000), UK (2005) and Maryland, USA (2005). Transcend is a strategically integrated Hi-Tech company, that not only designs, develops, and manufactures their branded products, but also market and sell their own devices.
The corporate culture that exists within Transcend is one of professionalism and teamwork. As a declaration of their commitment to quality they implemented the Total Quality Control concept throughout the company, and became the first memory module manufacturer in Taiwan and the second in the world to receive ISO 9001 Certification. Transcend's Advanced R&D Teams have over 17 years of experience in developing quality state-of-the-art Hi-Tech products that are at the very cutting edge of technology. Their commitment to R&D ensures that we will continue to produce superior quality innovative products keeping us at the forefront of our industry and leaving the competition far behind.
As a company Transcend can best be described as, a World-Class leader in the field of memory and consumer electronics, which brings you Tomorrow’s World, Today.
Integral is a brand of Integral Memory plc, a company born in the UK as the PC era was just beginning in 1989. They began by supplying memory for very early PCs and data systems. Later in 1999 integral began producing some of the very first memory cards and USB drives for the fast growing digital market.
Today, Integral Memory produces a wide range of memory and storage products including; DRAM, memory cards, USB drives, Solid-State-Drives (SSD) and Industrial memory solutions.
Integral’s passion is to bring you the latest memory products built on quality, reliability and great prices including; SDXC memory cards, 256-bit encrypted USB drives and high capacity SSDs.
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